Microneedling + PRF
PRF enhances the effects of Microneedling by delivering the healing cells needed for repair, directly into the skin. Boost hydration, completion and minimize fine lines and wrinkles!
Prior to the procedure the client is numbed with prescription strength, topical numbing cream then cleansed. Once prepped and blood has been drawn the PRF is applied while Microneedling is performed simultaneously. Our Exceed Microneedling System from Candela Medical has an adjustable depth range of 0-2.5mm to customize treatment to your specific needs. Adjusting the depth. Our Medical Providers have the ability to Microneedle at higher depths for a more aggressive treatment.
Microneedling add-ons or substitutions include:
Phytogel: SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Gel is a soothing moisturizing gel that hydrates, comforts and alleviates redness and sensitivity. Powered by hyaluronic acid, cucumber, thyme, and other botanical ingredients, this gel serum gently replenishes moisture and improves the appearance of visual redness while mulberry minimizes the appearance of discoloration to boost a brighter and fresher-looking complexion.
Hyaluronic Acid Intensifier: Reveal fresher and healthier-looking skin with Hyaluronic Acid Intensifier from SkinCeuticals. Its potent blend of pure hyaluronic acid, proxylane, licorice root and purple rice work to boost skin's hyaluronic acid levels, improving skin texture and restoring elasticity.
B5 Hydrating Serum: Formulated with a rich dose of hyaluronic acid and tissue-repairing vitamin B5, Hydrating B5 Gel restores and binds moisture to the skin for enhanced radiance, suppleness and comfort. Ideal for use with vitamin C treatments, this SkinCeuticals' formula maximizes the effects of your daily moisturizer, resulting in optimized results. Fine lines and signs of dehydration are reduced, and the skin takes on a smooth, bright and youthful appearance.
What to Expect
We suggest Microneedling on a day you can go home to relax. After Microneedling + PRF the treated area will have a layer of blood product that will soak in over the next few hours. The longer the PRF can sit, the better results will be. After the area is washed it will look like a mild sunburn for up to 72 hours.
Light makeup is acceptable after 24 hours. Over the next few weeks the treated area may feel like sandpaper and begin to scab- DO NOT PICK- this is normal and picking can lead to scarring.
Full healing takes 4-6 weeks, maintaining a daily skin regimen and eating healthy will extend longevity of treatment. Multiple treatments may be recommended to reach full potential, results last 12-18 months once fully treated. Scars/stretch marks that have been treated have the ability to be permanently reduced.
Important: Discontinue Vitamin C, Retinols, Salicylic Acid for 7 days prior, may resume 7 days post treatment. Avoid sun for 2 weeks prior with daily sunscreen use. Please tell your provider if you take any medications that thin the blood.
Appointment time: 1 hour 15 minutes
I have suffered from discoloration, acne scars, redness, and uneven skin tone. The PRF with Microneedling made my skin glow and in just a couple of weeks it was clear and even!
Two weeks before my treatment I stayed out of the sun and moisturized my face daily. I went to my appointment with a clean face. When I arrived, I was greeted and we went over all the risks and benefits, I was able to ask all my questions and was really excited to get started! Before the treatment, my skin was prepped with numbing cream and then sanitized. The Microneedling went fast but it was thorough, and it didn’t hurt much at all. The PRF dried on my face and it looked like I had a red face mask on, I was told that leaving it for the day would give me the best results, so I did! Afterwards my skin was fresh and hydrated, it scabbed for a few days and I protected it by staying out of the sun while it healed. Within about a week my skin was so smooth and glow-y! I’m also terrified of needles and Ashley did an amazing blood draw for my Microneedling treatment and made me very comfortable about the whole process!